Leggett & Platt, CSN Sued Over Bed Comforter Design

Law360, Los Angeles (June 30, 2011, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Luxury home accessories maker Angela Adams Designs LLC lodged a complaint in Maine on Thursday alleging that a bed comforter made by Leggett & Platt Inc. and sold by online retailer CSN Stores LLC ripped off its copyrighted design.

Angela Adams claims that Leggett's Dali comforter looks too similar to its design for blue-colored housewares that are decorated by dark colored oval shapes. The suit also targets Leggett subsidiary Southern Textiles Inc. for manufacturing the bedding.

The design is covered by the so-called Lulu copyright, which...
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